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Former Yankee Jayson Nix makes Royals World Series roster

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When Jayson Nix was with the Yankees, Joe Girardi always appreciated what he brought to the table. Whether it was his defense or the little bit in his bat that he had, Nix never failed to let Girard down. Girardi even gave him a special nickname aside from Nixy: "Jason Nix. Baseball Player." Being labeled a baseball ...

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Ishikawa enjoyed his (very brief) time with the Yankees

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Travis Ishikawa was the hometown hero for the San Francisco Giants in Game 5 of the 2014 National League Championship series after he hit a three-run walk-off home run against Michael Wacha and the St. Louis Cardinals. But if Ishikawa's name is a little familiar to you, it should be...he was a Yankee for less than ...

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Yankees worry Mark Teixeira’s focus has shifted elsewhere

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Mark Teixeira is one of the highest paid first basemen in all of baseball, he was a pivotal part in the 2009 season and at the time of his signing, fans thought they had one of the best first basemen in the game. However, Mark Teixeira has become more of a headache as his contract goes on, and he's ...

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Report: Korean SS Jung-Ho Kang to be posted this offseason

The Free Agent market is about to have one more shortstop for teams to choose from this offseason. According to Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe, the Nexen Heroes will post Jung-Ho Kang this offseason via the posting process. The posting system for Korean players is similar to the old posting rules for Japanese players, which ...

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Report: Magadan out of running for Yankees hitting coach

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The Yankees have crossed off their biggest candidate for the hitting coach position and it could have been because they didn't like what they saw. According to Chad Jennings of Lohud.com, the Yankees will not hire Dave Magadan for the hitting coach position. Magadan currently is the hitting coach for the Texas Rangers, but the organization allowed ...

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Report: Gary Denbo to replace Mark Newman as Yankees Sr. VP of Baseball Operations

The Yankees have announced Mark Newman's replacement as the team begins to prepare for the 2015 campaign. According to Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News, the Yankees have selected Gary Denbo to replace Newman as the new Sr. Vice President of Baseball Operations. Newman recently retired from the position following the conclusion of the 2014 ...

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Yankees release 2015 Spring Training Schedule

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  Ladies and gentlemen, time to mark your calendars because the 2015 Spring Training schedule has been released. The Yankees are slated to kick things off on March 4th against the Philadelphia Phillies at 1:05 p.m and they will play their final game before the regular season begins on April 3rd against the Washington Nationals at 1:05 ...

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Mick Kelleher retires after 46 years in baseball

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I'll admit, I was extremely saddened when I found out the Yankees had fired Mick Kelleher, because the struggles that occurred with the team weren't his fault. Instead, Brian Cashman said it was more of a 'personnel issue'. Well, the story gets just a little bit sadder. According to Sweeny Murti, Kelleher announced he was retiring after ...

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